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It's been a few days since I launched the Trump v. Resistance social conversation tracker. In the aftermath of the horrific events over the last 48hrs in Charlottesville, VA, some interesting observations: Conversation volume on both sides has spiked - the tracker was running at...

For the uninitiated, social listening refers to the practice of parsing the content being generated on social platforms (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram being the most common) for certain keywords, phrases, or other variable dimensions (e.g. followers of specific accounts, posts in specific geographic areas). So, for...

A while back the social media set started to realize that just because someone liked your brand or artist's Facebook page, they wouldn't necessarily see everything you posted to Facebook in their feed. At f8 last year Facebook discussed their Edgerank algorithm (see a good overview from...

[from The Comet] The first Billboard chart was published in 1936, and the Top 100 list first made its appearance in 1958. Now, in 2010, a new crop of startups are tracking the data that’s important in today’s music business – not CD sales – but Facebook friends, Twitter...

Gordon brought these hysterical analytical interpretations of rap lyrics to my attention today...